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Principal Systems Engineer

York, PA, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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As a leader in the defense industry BAE Systems has an immediate need for a Principal Systems Engineer. This position will support our various combat vehicle programs.


Note: York, Pennsylvania is preferred location for this position and candidates from other sites will be considered.


Systems Engineer to support all systems engineering for combat vehicle development tasks such as requirements development and management, architecture development, interface development and management, cost, and risk assessments, formal decisions and trade studies, and system design development, specialty engineering integration, and verification and validation.


Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience


Required Skills and Education

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

Experience conducting and documenting complex formal decisions and trade studies

Have knowledge necessary for requirement derivation, allocation and management.

Develop and maintain timelines, interfaces, and product structure.

Have knowledge of review techniques to plan, moderate, and participate in reviews

Have knowledge of specialty engineering to assess and apply human factors, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, environmental requirements and guidelines.

Balance system design considering system usage CONOPS, performance, constraints, and logistics.

Be able to manage size, weight, power and cost of system.

Be familiar with preparation of typical artifacts that are required for program milestone reviews.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Required Education:

• Must have bachelor degree (or equivalent experience) in relevant field from an accredited university in engineering with the following:

6+ Years with BS

4+ Years with MS

2+ Years with PHD


Preferred Skills and Education

Preferred Skills:

Experience with military vehicle systems, subsystems, or components, especially vehicle electronics and computing systems.

Model based systems engineering experience, such as UML, SysML, Rational Harmony, Object-Oriented Systems Engineering Method (OOSEM) experience

Experience with MagicDraw modeling tool or equivalent

Experience with DOORS requirements management tool.

Experience with Controller Area Network (CAN) Bus strategies and implementation, and other relevant networks and protocols.

Formal INCOSE certification as a Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP)


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